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The Ollie Bag Mini Tote

September 18, 2013 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': The Ollie Bag Its that time of year again.  The pools close, the house is quiet (at least, quietER), and my youngest is ready to start preschool.  Of course he wants to be like his big brothers and have his own school bag.  And he should have one, you know, to hold his one scribbled paper that I will proudly display on my ...

Easy Piece-y Valance Tutorial

September 17, 2013 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Pieced Valanced Tutorial I am re-doing my daughter's "big girl" room and really excited with how it is all turning out! Follow along with my next several tutorials in the coming weeks because I am going to show you how to make a complete bedroom set. We'll be making a valance, curtains, a comforter blanket, bed skirt, a pillow sham or 2, some ...
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DIY Baby Washcloths

September 9, 2013 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': DIY Baby Wash Cloths Now that baby H. has made her appearance, I needed to get some new baby washcloths but decided it would be more fun to make them. Baby gear is always way cuter when you get to personalize it. To make it even better, they were so simple to make. I had picked up a couple new hand towels a few weeks ...

Cloth Diaper Wet Bag Tutorial

September 5, 2013 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Cloth Diaper Wet Bag Tutorial Today, I m going to teach you how to sew a Large Wet Bag for Cloth Diapers! Supplies you'll need: 1.5 yds. of cute outer fabric 22" of PUL (Polyurethane Laminate; waterproof fabric) Optional: Fabric scrap to create the stars; I had read that sometimes a little piece of fabric is included in wet bags for a couple drops of your favorite essential oil ...
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Celebrate National Sewing Month!

September 4, 2013 in Projects

National-Sewing-Month-Special-Guest Today, we're over at The Sewing Loft sharing a fun project in honor of National Sewing Month. Get to know your walking foot and make some cute wall hangings while you're at it! Click here to head over to The Sewing Loft for the full project tutorial!
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Sashiko Somewhere Wall Hanging

July 19, 2013 in Projects

Sashiko_Somewhere_wallhanging Stitchin' Woman Shannon created this beautiful wall hanging using the Baby Lock Sashiko 2 machine. Click here for project instructions! About the Sashiko The Sashiko 2 creates the look of traditional, hand-work stitching passed down through generations. Replicate this distinctive and celebrated stitch and add a hand-stitched touch to any project with a machine that is truly the first of its kind. During July ...
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Toddler Leg Warmers

July 17, 2013 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Toddler Leg Warmers Tutorial One of my girlfriends introduced me to the toddler leg warmers. They are fantastic. You can match them to any outfit and they look oh so adorable! Only problem is I love to make them and my son has never been a fan. So thank goodness for nieces (and baby H. on the way!). They are simple and so cheap. ...

Baseball Baby Tutorial

July 5, 2013 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Baseball Bib & Burp Cloth Tutorial It's summer and baseball games are in full swing! Make this cute little bib and burp cloth for your favorite tiny baseball fan (you could also do this with a football theme with brown flannel and a white decorative stitch)! And, what's really fun, we get to use a wing needle in this tutorial!! You'll need your Baby Lock Sewing Machine, ...
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Super Hero Cape

July 2, 2013 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Super Hero Cape Tutorial For my nephew's 5th birthday, he had a costume/pool party. I had to come up with a costume that wasn't too hot and still worked with my son's swimsuit.  I decided to make him a super hero cape! I did it the morning of the party and it was so simple. I threw it together in no time. Super hero capes are so easy ...
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Fabric Picture Board

June 27, 2013 in Projects

Totally Stitchin': Fabric Bulletin Board Tutorial Here is a perfect accent project for your home to use up that extra yard of fabric! I had bought a yard of fabric that I had fallen in love with when we moved a year ago, and planned on getting more to use to re-cover some chairs in our kitchen if the colors worked. But, with our crazy, busy ...